The Goal.

Through input from employers & workforce, community, civic, labor & education leaders, CA is moving forward on strategies to build up economic resilience

The Problem.

Artificial intelligence, the rise of gig economy platforms and a new wave of automation will further change the future of work and the skill sets required to thrive in the workforce. Employers, workers and job seekers will all be impacted and must learn new skills to avoid being stranded.

FEATURED STORIES

May 16, 2018

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?

Results from the ambitious Future of Work series on workers stranded by technology Read More »

Future Of Work Landing
April 25, 2018

California online community college announces first health care pathway

Partnership with labor union launches program to train much-needed medical workers Read More »

REPORTING

Gold Stars awarded to CA Community Colleges in annual Strong Workforce commendations
June 22, 2018

Gold Stars awarded to CA Community Colleges in annual Strong Workforce commendations

Career education programs that successfully boost student's economic mobility earn kudos Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Community College reforms aimed at boosting student success approved by lawmakers
June 19, 2018 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Community College reforms aimed at boosting student success approved by lawmakers

Online-only community college and other funding programs aim to close workforce training gaps Read More »

Delivering on California’s energy goals is also workforce challenge
June 12, 2018

Delivering on California’s energy goals is also workforce challenge

Community colleges working on ways to deliver enough skilled workers for booming sector Read More »

Summit to celebrate partnerships building the workforce of tomorrow today
June 11, 2018

Summit to celebrate partnerships building the workforce of tomorrow today

Second annual Partnerships for Industry and Education Contest officially open Read More »

Playbook of pairing education and automation makes employers and workers more resilient in the future of work
June 07, 2018 by Van Ton-Quinlivan

Playbook of pairing education and automation makes employers and workers more resilient in the future of work

As 50 robots roam the aisles of 50 of its stores, Walmart rolls out new employee education benefit for front-line associates Read More »

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership
June 04, 2018 by Jim Mayer

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership

Reforms to open up access to higher education and incentivize completion are coming to a head this month Read More »

Fresno Future of Work MeetUp turns focus to proposed online community college
May 31, 2018

Fresno Future of Work MeetUp turns focus to proposed online community college

With pockets of extreme poverty in the Central Valley, leaders say online college must fit regional needs Read More »

California Community Colleges launch Self-Employment Pathways in the Gig Economy project
May 29, 2018

California Community Colleges launch Self-Employment Pathways in the Gig Economy project

Training program better prepares students for working independently and running a business Read More »

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